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Oh the wind whistles down
The cold dark street tonight
And the people they were dancing to the music vibe
And the boys chase the girls with the curls in their hair
While the shy tormented youth sit way over there
And the songs they get louder
Each one better than before

And you're singing the songs
Thinking this is the life
And you wake up in the morning and your head feels twice the size
Where you gonna go? Where you gonna go?
Where you gonna sleep tonight?

And you're singing the songs
Thinking this is the life
And you wake up in the morning and your head feels twice the size
Where you gonna go? Where you gonna go?
Where you gonna sleep tonight?
Where you gonna sleep tonight?

So your heading down the road in your taxi for four
And you're waiting outside Jimmy's front door
But nobody's in and nobody's home 'til four
So you're sitting there with nothing to do
Talking about Robert Riger and his motley crew
And where you're gonna go and where you're gonna sleep tonight

And you're singing the songs
Thinking this is the life
And you wake up in the morning and your head feels twice the size
Where you gonna go? Where you gonna go?
Where you gonna sleep tonight?

And you're singing the songs
Thinking this is the life
And you wake up in the morning and your head feels twice the size
Where you gonna go? Where you gonna go?
Where you gonna sleep tonight?
Where you gonna sleep tonight?

And you're singing the songs
Thinking this is the life
And you wake up in the morning and your head feels twice the size
Where you gonna go? Where you gonna go?
Where you gonna sleep tonight?

And you're singing the songs
Thinking this is the life
And you wake up in the morning and your head feels twice the size
Where you gonna go? Where you gonna go?
Where you gonna sleep tonight?

And you're singing the songs
Thinking this is the life
And you wake up in the morning and your head feels twice the size
Where you gonna go? Where you gonna go?
Where you gonna sleep tonight?

And you're singing the songs
Thinking this is the life
And you wake up in the morning and your head feels twice the size
Where you gonna go? Where you gonna go?
Where you gonna sleep tonight?

Where you gonna sleep tonight?



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    Ste3phyJan 24, 2009 at 11:19 am
    Actually I really like this song.. it's really weird and amusing at once..
    Plus I think It talk about the shallowness of teenagers and how young boys and girls are so taken with partying "And the people they were dancing to the music vibe" and drinking "And you wake up in the morning and your head feels twice the size" forgetting to think about what's coming next like "Where you gonna sleep tonight?" and finally thinking this is what the life is all about...
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    mizouDec 18, 2008 at 8:14 am
    minikeno,you know nothing aboutfeeling and about music.you are the kind of ones who think that nirvana and other legendary groups are bad cause their lyrics is not very tall or ...
    so please shut up your mouth and try to be more mature!
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    manaticMay 28, 2008 at 9:10 pm
    I'd say it's about someone with a fairly empty life, trying to fill it with drink, parties and casual sex. And even when she wakes up in the morning with a massive hangover, she keeps telling herself how "this is the life", like she still wants to believe in it. A song about loneliness in a crowd.
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    Elbasan JanuzajJul 19, 2013 at 9:08 am
    When I want to hear a song on YouTube I always go for the version with the fewest views. Seems most fair that way. And there's rarely any link between the number of views and the quality of the video. This is a good example of that. Nice job.
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    UnregisteredSep 6, 2012 at 3:50 pm
    I think it s about the people who go out most nights and party and get drunk, it might be good at the time "singing the songs thinking this is the life" but you need to pay the consequenies the next morning "you wake up in the morning and your head feels twice the size, where you gonna go, where you gonna sleep tonight"

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